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A Suite of mother-of-pearl inlaid and parquetry furniture comprising a pair of chairs and a table, Turkey, 18th century
the chairs with mihrab backs and faceted baluster legs, inlaid with stained wood acanthus scrolls with mother-of-pearl calligraphic roundels, diamond and cube trellis borders and stars, padded seat and back, lined with red velvet and embroidered with cream and metal threads with scrolls and inscription roundel, the oval table supported on four legs with cross-bar and support arcade, foliate edged side panels and table top edge inlaid with stained wood acanthus scrolls bordered by cube-trellis bands of mother-of-pearl, the central section lined with velvet and embroidered with cream and metal threads with a central roundel inscription bordered by C-scrolls
Quantity: 3
97.8cm. chair height 110cm. table diam. 74cm. table height
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